Follows Chaucer's pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, telling stories as they ride. Shows some background scenery taken in England. Presents a dramatization of the 'PARDONER'S TALE.'.To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: chaucer, pardoner's tale, english literature
Sequences from A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield show adaptations of Dickens' writing to the motion picture medium and demonstrate his mastery of character delineation Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents sequences from 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES,' 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL,' 'GREAT EXPECTATIONS' and 'DAVID COPPERFIELD' in order to study the adaptation of Dickens' writings to the screen. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Characters and characteristics,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Excerpts of the prologue from Henry V, dramatizing with Elizabethan musical backgrounds the activity in Shakespeare's Globe Theater before a presentation of the play around the year 1600 Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Theater, Authors, Plays, English...
Produced by the governments of the USA and Britain, "Eve of Battle" is a photographic record of the Allied Expeditionary Forces as they embarked upon the D-Day landings in Occupied France. Starts with amazing footage of German bunkers and coastal installations, and shows the formation of the gigantic invasion force with its multi-national components. The film concludes with vivid footage of June 6, 1944 and the invasion force arriving on the beaches. This film is part of the... Topics: World War, Invasion, Newsreel, World War II, Normadny Landings, English Channel
AIDS, English, The Story of English, India, African, American, Valley Girls, Gay Slang, Japlish, Other Faces of AIDS, The Price of Democracy, Smiley's People. See scans of liner notes for detailed content. Topics: vhs, AIDS, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, English, The Story of English, India, African,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Made by the British Ministry of Information in 1944, this film shows Operation Pluto — meaning Pipe-Lines Under The Ocean. This scheme was a daring operation by British engineers, oil companies and armed forces to construct undersea oil pipelines under the English Channel between England and France in support of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.The scheme was developed by Arthur Hartley, chief engineer with the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Allied forces on the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Operation Pluto, Petroleum, Normandy Landings, D-Day,...
Photographed in regular kindergarten, first-, second-, third-, and sixth-grade classes. Shows teachers using the language experience approach to help children extend language skills SummaryDepicts classroom scenes designed to assist teachers interested i./ia metadata readingthelanguageexpn. Presents an approach that uses the child's unique language patterns as a basis for reading, writing and spelling instruction. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Reading (Elementary), English language, Language experience approach... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Title from data sheetDirector, Duncan Dallas Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDeals with the personal life of author and painter Beatrix Potter. Examines her fascination with animals and plants and the illustrations and characters she created from them. Includes reminiscences of people who knew the writer. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943, Authors, English, Artists, Women (Social... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Articulatory movements are shown by X-ray techniques. Prepared scripts illustrate selected phonetic features in the phonemic contrasts of the language, ending with several sentences to show the features in running speech. Informants were selected for linguistic suitability and lack of physical characteristics that could interfere with X-ray quality and sound processing. From the X-Ray Film series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, English language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"LET'S TALK is a specifically designed video course for learning advanced conversational and colloquial English quickly and easily. The series of nine one-hour tapes is divided into three levels: Beginner's Course A, Beginner's Course B and Intermediate Course. A bilingual textbook accompanies the video cassettes." -- description from box. Topics: vhs, mandarin, english, language learning, san francisco Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX